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Watch the World’s Largest Electric Plane Take to the Skies

By Jason Freely / 6 hours ago

Clear Skies The world’s largest all-electric plane passed a short test flight with flying colors last week. The plane, a Cessna Grand Caravan 208, was retrofitted with an electric motor and flew for a half hour after its first-ever takeoff, Tech Xplore reports. While there’s a long way to go before the aviation industry stops […]

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Master The Tech That Changed Music With This $30 Ableton Live Training

By Jason Freely / yesterday

Music production has come a long way in recent years. With the rise and accessibility of Digital Audio Workstations (DAWs), both aspiring artists and established musicians are able to create hit songs right at home. As such, practically anyone can unleash their passion for music without even leaving the house. And, considering most of us […]

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Only One in Two Americans Say They’d Take a COVID-19 Vaccine

By Jason Freely / a few days ago

Even when a vaccine for COVID-19 becomes available, many in the U.S. may decide not to take it. At least, that’s the result of a new poll of 1,056 Americans conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Its alarming conclusion: only 49 percent of American adults plan on getting vaccinated against the coronavirus, […]

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Here’s How to Watch SpaceX Launch NASA Astronauts Into Orbit

By Jason Freely / a few days ago

Watch Live SpaceX is about to embark on a historic journey. If all goes according to plan — and the weather plays along — two NASA astronauts will hitch a ride on board a Crew Dragon spacecraft to the International Space Station at 4:33pm on Wednesday, from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center. If SpaceX succeeds, it […]

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Elon Musk: Some of My Tweets “Were Definitely Extremely Dumb”

By Jason Freely / 5 days ago

For entrepreneur Elon Musk, it’s been a strange couple of weeks leading up to what could be the first time a private space company launches humans to orbit. And now, mere days before his space company SpaceX is set to ferry two NASA astronauts to the ISS on board the company’s Crew Dragon spacecraft, Musk […]

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NASA Clears SpaceX Crew Dragon Mission for Liftoff

By Jason Freely / 6 days ago

May 22nd 20__Victor Tangermann__Filed Under: Off World Cleared for Liftoff NASA just gave SpaceX the go-ahead for its historic launch scheduled for May 27. The plan is to send NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the International Space Station using the company’s Crew Dragon capsule, lifted by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. Liftoff is […]

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Astronomers Detect Signal Coming From the Heart of Our Galaxy

By Jason Freely / 7 days ago

Flare Up Scientists found something peculiar coming from the center of the Milky Way galaxy: a previously-undiscovered signal they think is coming from the supermassive black hole at the heart of our galaxy. The team of Keio University researchers think that the signal is caused when the accretion disk around the black hole flares up and […]

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Researchers: This AI Can Judge Personality Based on Selfies Alone

By Jason Freely / last week

A team of researchers from the Higher School of Economics University and Open University in Moscow, Russia claim they have demonstrated that an artificial intelligence can make accurate personality judgments based on selfies alone — more accurately than some humans. The researchers suggest the technology could be used to help match people up in online […]

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NASA Will Pay You to Chill in a Fake Mars Mission for 8 Months

By Jason Freely / last week

Spaceman Simulator NASA is looking for participants to spent eight months together inside a spaceflight simulator at the Russian Institute for Biomedical Problems in Moscow. The goal is to study the effects of spending time in isolation and confinement — sound familiar? — while on lengthy space missions to the Moon, Mars, and beyond. “Participants […]

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